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At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Lab Tech IV - 1903800 - Charlotte, NC
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a Lab Tech IV to work in and support the Polymer Laboratory as part of our Charlotte, NC site.
You will work as part of a team to execute all facets of development and applications testing. Some duties will include: preparation of chemical solutions and reaction preparations, generating consistent, reliable data and interpreting it, and operation of laboratory scale solvent and water phase polymerization reactors.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Utilizing your skills by communication interim and final results in appropriate detail via written reports, emails and phone calls in addition to preparing project materials for shipment to colleagues and customers. Capable of working in a structure environment where activities are governed by written procedures and showing that you can work comfortably in a team environment and effectively on an individual basis.
Utilizing your Associates degree in Science/Chemistry along with relevant experience. Computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), strong oral/verbal communication skills, and a good mechanical aptitude.
Measuring physical properties of specimens using viscometers, particle size analyzers, rheometers and other instruments. Screening application requests and communicating with requestors to clarify needs and timely entering, updating and closing projects in a database.
Maintaining and operating testing equipment and instruments while also maintaining an archive of project materials. Maintaining neat and organized lab common spaces including project files while using your experience with polymer processing and test equipment.
Generating ideas that improve the safety, efficiency and/or the overall effectiveness of the laboratory and its team.
Authoring and/or updating procedures. High standards of integrity, accuracy and attention to detail and highly organized, flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis. Capable of full shifts of light physical activity, full days of desk work and combinations of both.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.